March 2, 2006
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia Tech’s Ashlee Kidd was named Atlantic Coast Conference Indoor Women’s Track and Field Most Valuable Performer, announced by the league office on Thursday. Kidd, a junior from St. Petersburg, Fla., earns the honor for the first time in her career.
Kidd won a pair of ACC titles at the ACC Indoor Championships, Feb. 23-25, in Blacksburg, Va. She broke the ACC meet record in the 200-meter dash with a NCAA Provisional and Tech record time of 23.37. It is the sixth-fastest time in the nation.
In the 400-meter dash, Kidd went on to set a new ACC meet and Tech record with a NCAA Provisional time of 52.61. That time is currently the fourth-best time in the country.
Kidd was named ACC Indoor and Outdoor Rookie of the Year in 2004. She is a six-time ACC champion for the Yellow Jackets.
Kidd will compete at the NCAA Indoor Championships, in Fayetteville, Ark., March 10-11.